Omphalapion hookeri (Kirby)

Plant species attacked: Scentless chamomile
Biocontrol Agent Type: Seed head feeding beetle (weevil)
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC originated in Germany, and Nova Scotia (adventive population)
First Released in BC: 1992
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Scentless chamomile:
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Established Omphalapion hookeri on Scentless chamomile locations
This biocontrol species is currently not available for distribution
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